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Veterinary Assistant

Company: Vetncare
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

About Us: VetnCare is a clinically led community of AAHA-accredited hospitals within the San Francisco Bay Area. We believe the best quality veterinary care comes from locally managed hospitals, and are committed to putting leadership back into the hands of veterinarians. With our comprehensive approach to general practice, which we call 'Advanced General Practice,' we bridge the gap between general practice and advanced care by providing consistent training and mentorship. We provide our patients and clients with access to all aspects of clinical care, including, wellness and preventative care, urgent care and internal medicine, surgery, dentistry, ultrasound and x-ray, as well as numerous advanced practices including oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, orthopedic surgery and exotics.Summary:VetnCare is seeking a full time Veterinary Assistant to join our team at our Montclair Veterinary hospital in the beautiful city of Oakland, CA! Veterinary Assistants are essential to our clinics daily operations and play an integral part in our team. They are focused on appointments, treatments, dental cleanings, and surgical assistance. Our structured online and practical training program will help you advance your skills and knowledge in these areas. You will work closely with our doctors and provide a great experience for our patients while gaining continuing opportunities to learn new skills through our structured training program.Key Duties & Responsibilities:Physical examinations and patient assessment- TPR, Treatment Plan Presentation, TreatmentsSurgical preparation and assistingAnesthesia monitoring and recoveryDentistry cleanings and x-raysRadiology- Full body and extremitiesInpatient careVenipuncture/laboratory processingCatheter placementTraining and development of junior/new veterinary assistantsQualifications:At least 6 months of previous experience or training/education working in a veterinary facilityMust be friendly, outgoing, people orientedComfortable around animalsExcellent communication skillsMust be capable of being cross-trained for occasional front office receptionist dutiesTelephone and computer skills are necessary.A team player willing to learn new techniques and treatments and to accept changeThe employee must occasionally lift and /or move more than 50 poundsBenefits offered:Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance with Generous Employer ContributionHealth and Dependent Care Savings/Spending accountsPaid Time Off and Holidays401k with a Generous Employer Matching ProgramRVT Tuition Assistance ProgramPaid license fees and membership duesClinical Advancement ProgramPetcare BenefitsFor individuals assigned and/or hired to work in California, VetnCare is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this position is $20.00 to $30.00, dependent on experience.This compensation range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, licensures and certifications, education, and other business and organizational needs. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.(IND1)by Jobble

Keywords: Vetncare, Oakland , Veterinary Assistant, Healthcare , Oakland, California

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